Three Tech-Savvy Tricks to Get Your At-Home Business off the Ground

Contributed by Joshua Halloway on: 06/09/2018, in Computer Science

Starting up your own at-home business is tricky. There are so many components that you have to piece together in order to create the perfect startup from your own home, but there are also countless risks and hurdles for you to overcome in order to have a good shot at making a breakthrough and having a successful launch.

Fortunately, there’s one tool that all entrepreneurs use in order to increase their chances of success; technology.

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Get a Business Address

It doesn’t matter if you’re working out of your mother’s basement or your own penthouse apartment, no one wants to see your personal address even if it’s where your business is. Go to and get yourself a professional address to put on your website, business card and social media. People are heavily influenced by first impressions and it’s incredibly important that you look as professional as possible.

A business address will mean that clients actually respect you instead of giving you a funny look when your business address is your residential address. It also protects your personal security because it means you don’t need to use your home addres

Get a Good Laptop

The perfect criteria for a laptop are simple; good battery life, a good keyboard and a lightweight shell. The lighter the laptop, the less of a burden it is. The better the battery, the longer it lasts. The better the keyboard, the less stressful it is to type on. The performance also matters, but it honestly depends on what you’re going to be doing with your laptop. Someone that only uses their laptop for social media and emails can get by with lesser specs, but someone that needs to edit videos and draw up plans will need a more powerful la

Having a laptop also means that you don’t need to be confined to your home in order to do work, and it means you won’t be stuck using a smartphone or tablet to do important work. You get access to a full operating system, be it Windows or Mac OS, and you get to work comfortably and efficiently. In short, if you want your business to be successful, get connected and get a laptop that you can rely on.

Get on Social Media

These days, word of mouth marketing is king. If you’re not using it, you’re going to fall behind. Competition is fierce in the world of business and you need to find ways to stand out, but also find ways to discover the newest trends without hiring a market analyst or a professio

Social media requires you to be aware, it requires you to be active, and most importantly, you need to be social. Forging new connections with customers, clients and influencers can be done through social media if you’re willing to put yourself out there. Every successful entrepreneur nowadays knows just how powerful social media can be as a marketing tool, but also to improve your exposure and get your brand out there.

Contributed by Joshua Halloway

Tagged as: technology home business


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